Double Eleven becomes a first-party Sony studio

PSP LittleBigPlanet studio comes on board the PS train

Sony has proudly announced that they have signed up portable developers Double Eleven to be a first party studio.

Double Eleven was formed in 2010 by a few lead-engineers from Rockstar Leeds and has already worked on the PSP version of LittleBigPlanet.

This is work that they are continuing with the PS Vita version of LittleBigPlanet which was unveiled at this year's E3 alongside the new handheld itself.

Sony's Michael Denny said: "Double Eleven are one of the most exciting developers to emerge onto the development scene in recent years, their technical expertise makes them a great fit for LittleBigPlanet on PS Vita and we've very pleased with the progress the team have made on this hugely anticipated title."

"For us to become strong partners with Sony at such a crucial stage in our own development underlines the unswerving commitment we have made to the quality of our production, It is a testament to the hard work of all the exceptional team here at Double Eleven and we're delighted that this agreement will help our company grow and flourish, working on prestigious titles, on leading-edge platforms. The opportunity to work so closely with Sony is simply fantastic and we look forward to a truly exciting new phase in our own development, with the absolute intention to become a world-class studio," added Lee Hutchinson, CEO at Double Eleven.

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